Dubai

Pack Sustainable

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Nov 2018

Marcus Toft, area manager, Duni Middle East & Africa on sustainability in the packaging industry. How would you explain sustainable packaging? It is all about the materials used which makes packaging sustainable in the sense that they must not contribute to global warming, as opposed to plastics made from fossil oil. The raw material must

OPINION: From Farm to Fork

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Nov 2018

Ruth L. Petran, PhD, vice president, Food Safety and Public Health, Ecolab on food safety being a critical responsibility for F&B professionals. Food-borne illnesses may not be new problems, but they remain to be an important global challenge, including here, in the Middle East. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), developing countries are at

A Carnival of Flavours

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Nov 2018

Corporate beverage manager and head mixologist, Passion F&B, Sherine John, tells us about his journey in the world of mixology. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in South India and ironically I started my hospitality journey in the kitchen as a trainee Chef. It was while working in the kitchen at

COVER STORY: Luxury Redefined

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Nov 2018

With panoramic views overlooking a private beach, Turkish-grown hospitality brand Rixos Hotels opened the first all-inclusive resort in Abu Dhabi last month. The 378 key resort comprises of 366 rooms and suites, and 12 villas, each boasting either shared or private pools, direct access to the beach, and butler service. Mahak Mannan speaks to Hakan Peter, general manager, Rixos Saadiyat

Company Profile: Quality Kitchen

by Mahak Mannan | 08 Nov 2018

Aiman Joudeh, managing director, Quality Kitchen on how to build the perfect, stress-free kitchen Tell us a little bit about Quality Kitchen. In October 2010, a few dedicated and experienced professionals teamed up and took the challenge to pioneer a project-oriented company, Quality Kitchen Equipment Trading LLC. Since then, having proved its excellence and flexibility,

Chain Focus: Emaar Hospitality Group

by Mahak Mannan | 08 Nov 2018

Emaar Hospitality Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, one of the world’s most valuable real estate development companies with competencies in property, shopping malls, and retail as well as hospitality and leisure. Created in 2007, the group owns and manages a portfolio of hospitality assets and brands including Address Hotels + Resorts,

Taste Of Autumn With Chef Middle East

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Nov 2018

Chef Middle East held their annual Taste of Autumn event in Dubai in October which was also hosted at each of its four branches in the region over the two weeks. The event saw the distributor further strengthen its reputation as a one-stop destination for the foodservice industry and Joanie Dall’anese, marketing manager, Chef Middle East, gives

Hotelbeds Group Partners With Millennium Hotels and Resorts

by Mahak Mannan | 01 Nov 2018

This new alliance grants all of the Hotelbeds Group brands, Hotelbeds, Bedsonline, Tourico Holidays, and GTA, with direct real-time access to over 1.4 million Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ annual room nights in more than 60 global business and leisure travel destinations. The agreement will strengthen Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ distribution through Hotelbeds’ presence in more

Yummex Innovation Awards Recognises Healthy Products

by Mahak Mannan | 01 Nov 2018

Four exhibitors from Brazil, Bulgaria, India, and Pakistan will get to showcase their products in full view of the regional industry’s leading players, decision makers, and buyers at the exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery for the remainder of the show after receiving accolades at the Yummex Innovation Awards 2018. With award entries from South America to

JRG Dubai Set To Open Two New Venues This Year

by Mahak Mannan | 31 Oct 2018

The Duck Hook is slated to open by mid-November 2018, while Hillhouse Brasserie plans to open its doors early December 2018. JRG Dubai, the home-grown restaurant management company, is launching two brand new dining concepts at Dubai Hills Golf Club in the heart of Dubai Hills Estate. The new outlets represent the first formal collaboration









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